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Soundscape and Musical—Spiritual Entrainment

Benjamin D Koen

in Beyond the Roof of the World: Music, Prayer, and Healing in the Pamir Mountains

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367744
eISBN:
9780199867295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367744.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 4 further expands the ethnography by providing a broader frame of the soundscape in the country and the region of Badakhshan, investigating specifically the chanting of a dervish in the Green ... More


Voices of Drought: The Politics of Music and Environment in Northeastern Brazil

Michael B. Silvers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042089
eISBN:
9780252050831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042089.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Voices of Drought is an ethnomusicological study of relationships between popular music, the environmental and social costs of drought, and the politics of culture and climate vulnerability in the ... More


The Politics of Presque rien

Eric Drott

in Sound Commitments: Avant-Garde Music and the Sixties

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336641
eISBN:
9780199868551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336641.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

Luc Ferrari's 1970 tape composition Presque rien no. 1—an apparently unretouched recording of daybreak on the Black Sea—has long been characterized as a transgressive work, breaking with established ... More


Site in Ambient, Soundscape, and Field Recordings

Joanna Demers

in Listening through the Noise: The Aesthetics of Experimental Electronic Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195387650
eISBN:
9780199863594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387650.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

Still another grouping of electronic music conceives of sound as meaningful but hears that meaning deriving not so much from the sound’s innate characteristics as from the ways in which sound ... More


Germany in the Loud Twentieth Century: An Introduction

Florence Feiereisen and Alexandra Merley Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199759392
eISBN:
9780199918911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759392.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The increasing popularity of the field of Sound Studies marks the sonic turn in cultural studies since the millennium. This compilation draws on a number of diverse fields, including journalism, ... More


My flat: Nostalgia and al-zaman al-gamiil (the ‘beautiful old times’)

Mona Abaza

in Cairo Collages: Everyday Life Practices after the Event

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145116
eISBN:
9781526152114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145123.00009
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Time and again, this chapter provides detailed descriptions of a flat in the quarter of Doqi and the daily interaction with the neighbourhood. It describes street life and the expansion of popular ... More


The Sense of Sound: Musical Meaning in France, 1260-1330

Emma Dillon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732951
eISBN:
9780199932061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732951.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Among the most memorable innovations of music and poetry in thirteenth-century France was a genre that seemed to privilege sound over sense. The polytextual motet is especially well-known to scholars ... More


Sound and the City

Emma Dillon

in The Sense of Sound: Musical Meaning in France, 1260-1330

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732951
eISBN:
9780199932061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732951.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the sound of medieval Paris as a sonic backdrop to the motet. It takes three case studies of representations of the city dating from the late thirteenth and early fourteenth ... More


Rhythm Nation: African American Poetics and the Discourse of Freedom

Ivy G. Wilson

in Specters of Democracy: Blackness and the Aesthetics of Politics in the Antebellum U.S.

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337372
eISBN:
9780199896929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337372.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter extends the discussion of rhetoric and sound by considering issues of prosody to analyze how African American poets used songs and musical cadences to translate their political messages. ... More


Music, Piety, and Propaganda: The Soundscapes of Counter-Reformation Bavaria

Alexander J. Fisher

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199764648
eISBN:
9780199356553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764648.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Music, Piety, and Propaganda explores the nature of sound as a powerful yet ambivalent force in the religious struggles that permeated Germany during the Counter-Reformation. Going ... More


Sounding the Real Backlands: Raimundo Fagner and the Soundscape of Orós

Michael B. Silvers

in Voices of Drought: The Politics of Music and Environment in Northeastern Brazil

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042089
eISBN:
9780252050831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042089.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the construction and management of the soundscape of Orós as it relates to Raimundo Fagner and his music. Fagner, who is closely associated with the city, often names it in his ... More


(Quietly) Noisy Images: Sonic Landscapes, Audiotape and ‘the New Musicality’

Matilde Nardelli

in Antonioni and the Aesthetics of Impurity: Remaking the Image in the 1960s

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444040
eISBN:
9781474490573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444040.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the relation between sound and image in Antonioni’s films of the 1960s. It considers how the ostensibly quieter films of the 1960s – in which dialogue becomes sparser and from ... More


Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia

Anne Rasmussen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255487
eISBN:
9780520947429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255487.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book takes readers to the heart of religious musical praxis in Indonesia, home to the largest Muslim population in the world. The author explores a rich public soundscape, where women recite the ... More


Impressionist Expressionist (Intermediate)

Patrick K. Cooper

in The Music Technology Cookbook: Ready-Made Recipes for the Classroom

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197523889
eISBN:
9780197523926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197523889.003.0028
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

In this activity, students will create a two- to four-minute soundscape based on one of two Impressionist paintings of contrasting styles. Students will develop a basic fluency with a DAW of the ... More


Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape

Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199380084
eISBN:
9780199380114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380084.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Despite its isolation on the western edge of Europe, Ireland occupies vast amounts of space on the music maps of the world. Deeply rooted in time and place, yet viscous and nomadic, Irish songs, ... More


The Nail That Sticks Up Gets Hammered Down: Making Modern Tibetan Music

Keila Diehl

in Echoes from Dharamsala: Music in the Life of a Tibetan Refugee Community

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230439
eISBN:
9780520936003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230439.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter describes how “modern Tibetan music”, a new rock-influenced genre that has developed over the past ten years, fits into Dharamsala's soundscape. It explains that modern Tibetan music is ... More


Hearing Islam in the Atmosphere

Anne K. Rasmussen

in Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255487
eISBN:
9780520947429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255487.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The performance of Islamic language occurs “naturally” according to the ritual rhythms of the days, months, and years, but it is artificially amplified, multiplied, staged, and mediated by various ... More


Rethinking Women, Music, and Islam

Anne K. Rasmussen

in Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255487
eISBN:
9780520947429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255487.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The voices of women are one of the distinctive strains in the Islamic soundscape, and as they perform, teach, study together, and practice alone, women contribute to the creation of messages of great ... More


Listening to Soundscapes in Kurosawa’s Dersu Uzala (1975)

Brooke McCorkle (ed.)

in Voicing the Cinema: Film Music and the Integrated Soundtrack

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043000
eISBN:
9780252051869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043000.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In his overview of Kurosawa Akira’s works, preeminent scholar of Japanese culture and film, Donald Richie, harshly evaluates the director’s 1975 film Dersu Uzala. Citing an increased emphasis on ... More


Conclusion

Nathalie Dajko

in French on Shifting Ground: Cultural and Coastal Erosion in South Louisiana

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830647
eISBN:
9781496830975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830647.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The book concludes by uniting the themes developed throughout the volume. It introduces the concepts of the soundscape and of soundmarks to show how place may be both physical and aural, as argued in ... More


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